28 May 2016
New Delhi: The government's 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' campaign is a way towards women empowerment, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan today said as he stressed on the importance of protecting and nurturing the girl child.
28 May 2016
Paris: Top seeds Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis defeated Japanese pair of Nao Hibino and Eri Hozumi in straight sets to reach the third round of the women's doubles event at French Open here yesterday.
27 May 2016
Melbourne: Women are more compassionate and polite on Facebook, while men use a hostile and impersonal language on the social networking site, a new study has found.
25 May 2016
New Delhi: Objecting to the use of term "divyang" to address people with disabilities, a disability rights group has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to withdraw the notification renaming 'viklangjan' as 'divyangjan' in Hindi nomenclature of Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities.
24 May 2016
Barabanki (UP): A self-styled godman was today arrested from Dewa area here on charges of sexually exploiting childless women and filming the act.
26 May 2016
Boston: Women suffering from severe depression may have a lower chance of becoming pregnant, a new study has found.
06 Mar 2016
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said a nation is always empowered by its women. "Nation is always empowered by its women. It is she who nurtures a citizen as a mother, as a sister in his childhood, and later in the life as a wife. These empowered citizens eventually make an empowered country," PM Modi said addressing the National Women Legislators Conference here.
23 May 2016
New Delhi: Defender Sushila Chanu Pukhrambam will lead a 17-member Indian women's hockey team in a four-nation tournament in Darwin, Australia starting May 30.
15 Mar 2016
Chennai: In the past 11 years, Sana Mir has done her bit to change the perception about women's cricket in Pakistan and as she prepares to hand over the leadership baton, there is a pleasing sense of satisfaction about her on and off the field achievement in the game.
18 May 2016
New Delhi: Union Minister Maneka Gandhi yesterday released the draft of National Policy for Women, 2016 which seeks to address emerging challenges confronting women, including protection against cyber crime, security to surrogate mothers and bringing gender sensitivity in family planning policies.